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All of our current publications are listed alphabetically below. Click on a title or cover image for more information or to buy.

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Dictionary of Medical and Related Terms for the Family Historian

Dictionary of Medical and Related Terms for the Family Historian

Joan E. Grundy

Joan Grundy has forty years' experience as a midwife and practice nurse. During thirty of these years, she has researched her own...

 

Electoral Registers 1832-1948; and Burgess Rolls

Electoral Registers 1832-1948; and Burgess Rolls

Jeremy Gibson

  With parliamentary reform of 1832, official Electoral Registers came into being. These were annual lists of names and...

 

Family Feuds

Family Feuds

Susan T. Moore

Among amateur historians, "Chancery Proceedings" has become a generic term that encompasses the records of all the courts of...

 

Family History Record Sheets

Family History Record Sheets

It is generally recognised to be more efficient and easier to record research on to standard forms rather than a blank sheet of paper,...

 

Finding your Ancestors in Kerry

Finding your Ancestors in Kerry

Kay Caball

This book is a comprehensive guide to tracing your ancestors in County Kerry. It describes all the various sources of information which...

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First Name Variants

First Name Variants

Alan Bardsley

When searching for records of particular individuals in original documents or indexes, most researchers woule be familiar with Elizabeth...

 

Grandad Did a Dastardly Deed

Grandad Did a Dastardly Deed

Kate Broad and Toni Neobard

Was your grandfather a kindly old man, who lovingly tended his prize rhubarb, or did his spade have another use? And just what was in...

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Granny was a Brothel Keeper

Granny was a Brothel Keeper

Kate Broad and Toni Neobard

So you thought your grandmother was an upright lady of strict Victorian morals? Would you be surprised to find out that she had been...

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History's Midwives

History's Midwives

Joan E. Grundy

The first part of the book begins with the story of how childbirth was conducted in the 17th and 18th centuries at a time of political...

 

How 2 *t ur Fmly Hstry

How 2 *t ur Fmly Hstry

Jane Starkie

  Most family historians regret not having started their research earlier while their grandparents, and even...

 

How to Research your German Ancestors (Third Edition)

How to Research your German Ancestors (Third Edition)

Peter Towey

The Anglo-German Family History Society was formed in 1987 by a group of British family historians who had discovered that they had...

 

How to get the most from Family Pictures

How to get the most from Family Pictures

Jayne Shrimpton

This comprehensive guide, in colour and illustrated with around 220 images, is essential reading for anyone researching their family...

 

Irish Family History

Irish Family History

Stuart A Raymond

If you want to research your Irish family history, then this book provides the basic guidance you need. It introduces you to the...

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Irish Family History on the Web (Fourth Edition)

Irish Family History on the Web (Fourth Edition)

Stuart A Raymond

The internet is now the first port of call for most family historians. It has a vast amount of information -but its not always easy to...

 

Land and Window Tax Assessments (Second Edition)

Land and Window Tax Assessments (Second Edition)

Jeremy Gibson, Mervyn Medlycott and Dennis Mills

The Land Tax was introduced in the late 17th century and was only finally abolished in the mid-20th century. Its value to family...

 

Local Newspapers 1750-1920 (Third Edition)

Local Newspapers 1750-1920 (Third Edition)

Jeremy Gibson, Brett Langston and Brenda Smith

Newspapers are a quite different source to most of those used by family historians. They respected no county boundaries, and by their...

 

Local; Census Listings 1522-1930 (Third Edition)

Local; Census Listings 1522-1930 (Third Edition)

Jeremy Gibson and Mervyn Medlycott

There are an unexpected quantity of 'quasi-censuses' pre-dating the decennial national census, whose records survive in...

 

Londoners' Occupations (Second Edition)

Londoners' Occupations (Second Edition)

Compiled by Stuart A. Raymond

A considerable amount of occupational information on Londoners is available in print. These include biographical dictionaries, record...

 

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